c. 350 BC
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(Greek, c. 400BC-c. 330BC)
Bronze, copper, and stone inlay
Base: 0.5 x 47.3 x 40.7 cm (3/16 x 18 5/8 x 16 in.); Overall: 150 x 50.3 x 66.8 cm (59 1/16 x 19 13/16 x 26 5/16 in.)
Weight: 52.2 kg
Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2004.30
Apollo, son of Zeus and Leto, is depicted as an adolescent rather than a mature god.
This bronze sculpture of Apollo formerly known as "Sauroktonos," or lizard-slayer, is attributed to the renowned Greek sculptor Praxiteles. The survival of an original bronze sculpture attributed to a known artist in ancient Greece is extraordinarily rare. This sculptor is otherwise known only from Roman marble copies of his works.
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